The Econometric Society Australasian Meeting in 2012 (ESAM12) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from 3 to 6 July 2012, and hosted by Deakin University. The conference venue is The Langham Hotel, Melbourne. The program will consist of world famous keynote speakers and invited speakers, as well as contributed papers on a wide range of topics including:
- theoretical and applied econometrics,
- microeconomics, and
The Organising Committee invites prospective contributors to submit full papers in the areas of theoretical and applied economics and econometrics for consideration in the program. Each person may submit only one paper, or be a co-author on others providing that they present no more than one paper. At least one co-author must be a member of the Society or must join prior to submission.
International delegates are especially encouraged to attend. Marvelous Melbourne is the cultural capital of Australia and is world-renowned for its relaxed atmosphere, world scale events and festivities, fantastic restaurants, parks and sports clubs, as well as its close proximity to beautiful landscapes and countryside.
Interested contributors are welcome to organise sessions around a theme. Each such session will include three papers and the papers will be assessed by the academic program committee as a lot. Please contact the committee to express interest.
For students who are accepted into the program, there will be some financial support available. Further information on this will be provided on the conference website in the near future.
- Dale Mortensen, Northwestern University (2010 Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences)
- Alvin Roth, Harvard University
- Dani Rodrik, Harvard University
- Jeffrey Wooldridge, Michigan State University